Amp FAQ: What is a cap job and what do filter caps do?

Over time, many tube amplifiers end up suffering from bulging, leaky capacitors and it can make them noisy or unusable.

The Genius Of… Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue by Martin Scorsese

Finally set for release on DVD and Blu-ray, Martin Scorsese’s account of one of the greatest tours in the history of live music is “an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy”. Capturing carnival leader Bob Dylan at the peak of his powers, it’s worth watching for the all-star guitar playing alone

Why Texan brand BA Ferguson builds guitars inspired by their maker’s heritage

The man behind BA Ferguson Guitars, Ramon ‘Boot’ Arreola Jr, has developed a penchant for guitar building that evokes stories of his dual-heritage upbringing and his love of community.

Glastonbury 2021 has been cancelled

The festival will not go ahead for the second year in a row.

NAMM 2021: Tech 21 revives the SansAmp Classic

Tech 21 has announced the SansAmp Classic has been relaunched for 2021.

EarthQuaker Devices unleash the Astral Destiny octave/reverb pedal

It sounds a bit like C-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate.

NAMM 2021: Vox previews new Giulietta, Mark III guitar models and more

A glimpse at the brand's future six-string offerings.

NAMM 2021: Gibson outlines sprawling collection of new artist models for 2021

Including Custom Shop models for Peter Frampton, Marcus King, Tom Petty and many more.

NAMM 2021: Kramer announces Original and Modern collection revamp for 2021

NAMM 2021: Kramer has announced the new Original and Modern collections for 2021, providing 1980s shred flair and sleek modern takes on old-school designs...

Ozzy Osbourne commemorates 39th anniversary of dental bat decapitation with adorable plush toy

Fancy recreating the legendary moment in the comfort of your own home, and without the bat blood?

“I wanted to create an amp where if I was going to a blues gig, all I’d need is the amp” Carmen Vandenberg on...

The Bones UK guitarist and one-time Jeff Beck collaborator tells us why the new limited-edition signature Blackstar CV30 is her perfect amp.

Amp FAQ: What is a cap job and what do filter caps do?

Over time, many tube amplifiers end up suffering from bulging, leaky capacitors and it can make them noisy or unusable.

Why Texan brand BA Ferguson builds guitars inspired by their maker’s heritage

The man behind BA Ferguson Guitars, Ramon ‘Boot’ Arreola Jr, has developed a penchant for guitar building that evokes stories of his dual-heritage upbringing and his love of community.

The Genius Of… Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue by Martin Scorsese

Finally set for release on DVD and Blu-ray, Martin Scorsese’s account of one of the greatest tours in the history of live music is “an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy”. Capturing carnival leader Bob Dylan at the peak of his powers, it’s worth watching for the all-star guitar playing alone

Review: Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner

With its two-in-one approach, Ernie Ball’s latest innovation aims to combine two functional stalwarts to give you more room for sexy stuff on your board, with some handy extra features to boot.

The Big Listen: Buck Meek – Two Saviors

With Big Thief back in the studio working on a new album, their Texan guitarist Buck Meek treats us to a second solo record in three years.

The February 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Inside this issue: Hendrix's iconic Flying V and SG moments, what to expect from the pedal world this year, and why one guitarist is shredding on a mountaintop 3,000 metres above ground.

NAMM 2021: Gibson outlines sprawling collection of new artist models for 2021

Including Custom Shop models for Peter Frampton, Marcus King, Tom Petty and many more.

Why Texan brand BA Ferguson builds guitars inspired by their maker’s heritage

The man behind BA Ferguson Guitars, Ramon ‘Boot’ Arreola Jr, has developed a penchant for guitar building that evokes stories of his dual-heritage upbringing and his love of community.

NAMM 2021: Vox previews new Giulietta, Mark III guitar models and more

A glimpse at the brand's future six-string offerings.

NAMM 2021: Gibson outlines sprawling collection of new artist models for 2021

Including Custom Shop models for Peter Frampton, Marcus King, Tom Petty and many more.

Gibson partners with Kiss’ Gene Simmons for G2 custom guitars and basses

The first G2 instrument will be a handcrafted Thunderbird bass.

Korg USA acquires celebrated bass brand Aguilar Amplification

The celebrated bass brand turns 26 this year.

NAMM 2021: Tech 21 revives the SansAmp Classic

Tech 21 has announced the SansAmp Classic has been relaunched for 2021.

EarthQuaker Devices unleash the Astral Destiny octave/reverb pedal

It sounds a bit like C-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate.

Walrus Audio announces the Mako R1, a high-fidelity stereo reverb

The pedal is the second entry into the Mako series, following the Mako D1 delay.

“I wanted to create an amp where if I was going to a blues gig, all I’d need is the amp” Carmen Vandenberg on...

The Bones UK guitarist and one-time Jeff Beck collaborator tells us why the new limited-edition signature Blackstar CV30 is her perfect amp.

Amp FAQ: What is a cap job and what do filter caps do?

Over time, many tube amplifiers end up suffering from bulging, leaky capacitors and it can make them noisy or unusable.

NAMM 2021: Blackstar announces the Studio 10 6L6 Surf Green

The vintage-styled combo gets a surfy makeover.